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Phosphorus

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Why is there Phosphorus in Urine?

According to WebMD, the kidneys filter out excess phosphate from the body, which is consumed from our food. Phosphate is an ion that contains phosphorus and is an essential mineral for bones, teeth, nerves and muscles. 

 

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Symbol: P

Atomic Number: 15

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Last Updated: 9/20/17